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Title: Een onverwachte verwikkeling van cholelithiase
Author(s): VANDERSNICKT J, VAN HOOTEGEM A, CHRISTIAENS P, JANSSENS L, TOLLENS T
Journal: Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde
Volume: 69    Issue: 16   Date: 2013   
Pages: 772-775
DOI: 10.2143/TVG.69.16.2001439

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Gallstone ileus as cause of intestinal obstruction
The medical history of a 69-year-old female who presented at the emergency department with a total gastrointestinal obstruction, is reported. A CT scan revealed Rigler’s triad (three findings in case of gallstone ileus). An enormous gallstone impacted the jejunum. The patient underwent an urgent explorative laparotomy with an enterolithotomy.


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